AIXM 5.2 workshop

After nearly 8 years of collaboration, the AIXM Change Control Board's work on the aeronautical information exchange model's (AIXM) version 5.2 is coming to an end. This new version of AIXM will bring support for new and updated aeronautical information requirements, such as Performance Based Navigation (PBN), Global Navigation Surveillance Systems (GNSS) and the International Civil Aviation Organisation's (ICAO) digital data sets among others.

We know that with every new release come many questions. To address them and provide additional insight into the changes brought by the new AIXM version, at EUROCONTROL we are organising a three-day roll-out workshop at our Brussels Headquarters.

Join the AIXM community and learn all about the new features of AIXM 5.2. Explore our agenda and fill out the form below to register. You can attend any of the three days based on your topics of interest.


Intended for managers and operational experts

Time Topic
13:00 – 13:10 Introduction
13:10 – 13:25 AIXM Change Control Board (CCB) process
13:25 – 14:10 AIXM 5.2 – Overview of main changes
14:10 – 14:45 Implementation recommendations - benefits, forward/backward data conversion, mode details
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 16:00 Overview of AIXM Coding Guidelines for ICAO data set
16:00 – 16:30 AIXM support services
  • Data Set verification (demonstrator)
  • eLearning
  • Data Set provision specifications (dataset service, WFS TE)
16:30 – 17:00 Conclusiaons

For the agenda of the next two days, please see the tabs above.

Detailed AIXM 5.2 presentation and discussions

Time Topic
09:00 - 10:00 Summary of Day 1
10:00 – 10:40 AIXM 5.2 – approved changes in shared concepts (resolution, accuracy and more)
10:40 – 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 – 13:00 AIXM 5.2 – approved changes per package:
  • Airport/Heliport
  • Airspace
  • Routes
  • Navaids and Points
  • Procedures
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:00 Forward/backward data conversion between AIXM 5.2 and previous versions
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee break
15:00 – 15:20 Remaining issues and release planning
16:00 – 16:30 Conclusiaons

Use of AIXM 5.1 and 5.2 for the ICAO data sets

Time Topic
09:00 - 10:00 Summary of Day 2
10:00 – 10:40 ICAO Data Sets – coding guidelines overview, including interoperability rules
10:40 – 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 – 12:00 ICAO AIP Data Set – coding specification
12:00 – 12:30 ICAO Obstacle Data Sets – coding specifications
12:30 – 13:00 Data Set Verification Services (demonstrator)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:00 Data Set Provision services (Aeronautical Dataset Service and WFS-TE)
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee break
15:20 – 16:00 Digital NOTAM Specification 2.0
16:00 – 16:30 Conclusiaons


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About the CCB

The AIXM Change Control Board's main objective is to maintain and evolve the AIXM Specification in order to ensure State compliance with the ICAO global and regional requirements for the provision of aeronautical information. It is comprised of organsiations from various parts of the aviation sector and countries across the globe.

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